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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Ma have to do to get Pa to pay attention to him?
2. What does Pa say there is no way he will do?
3. What do the men discuss as Pa is sleeping?
4. What does Pa brag about?
5. Who appears unexpectedly at Buggerless' rally?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Do you believe Pa would ever make a good leader? Why or why not? What about Ma? Why or why not? Of the two of them, which is more prepared to be the leader? Why do you feel this way?
Essay Topic 2
How is religion made fun of in this play? Do you think the author's satire of religion is done well or poorly? Why do you think this way?
Essay Topic 3
How does the chaotic writing style used by the author help to make one of the play's key thematic points? Do you agree with this thematic point? Why or why not?
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